The Ford F Series has been the bestselling vehicle in the United States for over three decades but the Ford brand is far more than just trucks. Models like the Fusion, Focus EV, Taurus, Fiesta, Mustang, Escape and Explorer make Ford a top competitor in pretty much every major automotive segment in both the American and global markets.

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NHTSA adds front suspension to Ford Windstar investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a probe and subsequent recall into excessive rust issues on the rear axle housing of the 1998-2003 Ford Windstars and now the NHTSA has taken it one step further, adding the front suspension to the list of corrosion concerns for the aging Ford minivans.

The 2011 Ford Explorer V6 offers 25mpg highway

When Ford Motor Company announced that the new 2011 Ford Explorer would feature a unibody construction over the traditional body-on-frame style of the previous Explorers, they cited that this new lightweight chassis would help the full sized SUV achieve 25% better fuel economy than the previous version and thanks to the EPA, that claim has been verified.

Ford supports kinetic design of 2012 Focus with boron steels

All automotive design studios develop themes by which their entire line of autos share, and often do so for many years until a new, fresher theme replaces it. In the language of Ford speak, “kinetic” design intends to capture the feeling of energy in motion, so much that cars look like they are moving even when they are standing still.

Ford Will Build All Four Focuses in Michigan Assembly Plant

Ford invited the media out to its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne to show off the new facility that will build gas, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric versions of the 2012 Ford Focus. It will be the first automotive plant in the world, according to Ford president of the Americas Mark Fields, to build one car with four different powertrains.

New Bosch EL generators to meet demands of modern auto electrical systems

The demand for electrical power in cars has been increasing for decades, mainly due comfort and safety systems, but now the stop-start systems which reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions is raising the bid. Thus, design engineers are increasingly burdened to meet all of those demands. Enter Bosch and its new Efficiency Line of generators.

Ford F150 SVT Raptor takes Four Wheeler 2011 Truck of the Year

The 2010 Ford SVT Raptor introduced race-inspiring engineering to the street legal pickup truck segment but the balmy performance of the 5.4L Triton engine provided the Raptor from getting its due respect. However, with the introduction of the new 6.2L V8 to the SVT F150, the mighty Raptor has taken home the award for Four Wheeler Magazine’s 2011 Truck of the Year.

The 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 priced at $40,995

When the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 reaches consumers next year, it will stake its claim as the most powerful and best handling factory-issued Ford Mustang ever built – an impressive claim for the new Boss 302 but just how much with this purpose built, limited edition Mustang Boss 302 cost? According to multiple sources, the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 will start at $40,995, tucking it between the standard Mustang GT and the high performance Shelby GT500.

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